User talk:Qqwref/Spelling and Grammar

One thing, if you learn English in Sweden it's the Brittsh type and I'm pretty sure it is the same in all of Europe. This is why I always use colour for example, it looks more clever and less sloppy than the U.S. spelling if you are used to it. So you can't compare with just the number of U.K. and U.S. cubers, you must count all European cubers as Brittish spellers. But I can change if we can agree to that, I know most (or at least many) differences between Brittish and U.S. English. But I put my wote for Oxford spelling =) // Kenneth 12:19, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

I didn't know Oxford spelling always used w in place of v :| (It's "British", and "vote". Also "very" and "never"...) You have a point though, it's true that people in Europe typically learn British English in order to fit in with England. It would be interesting to ask a bunch of European cubers, though, to get their take on the issue. Anyway I found an article that suggests Britain should adopt the American spelling (mainly because they think it makes more sense): [1] qqwref 19:26, 19 November 2008 (UTC)
lol, I newer use a spell checker and English is not my native language so of course I have a miss spellt word here and there (I can't spell all Swedish properly either and I'm pretty sure you (and everyone else) have the same problem with your native language). In Swedish we do not use "W", only "V" so I confuse, the same problen I have with "is" and "are", we only use "är" (are) for all cases. But I know the rules, it is when I just type away without thinking about it it happens. // Kenneth 06:36, 20 November 2008 (UTC)
Not really, I'm actually a pretty good speller, but I do know that a lot of people have problems with it. Anyway, in Swedish, what do you use for [2] (English w)? Or do you not use it... You should use a spell checker when you write articles though, it makes them look a little better and it doesn't take too much time for you :) qqwref 07:41, 20 November 2008 (UTC)
We simply do not use W, or we do but only in names. //Kenneth 08:16, 20 November 2008 (UTC)